TAG: Exmark

Spray away

January 27, 2020By
Man spraying using Exmark spreader/sprayer (Photo: Hoffman's Lawn & Fertilization)

Five years ago, Andrew Hoffman, owner of Hoffman’s Lawn & Fertilization, got tired of using a push spreader and a spray reel on lawns in his hometown of Delaware, Ohio. Two years earlier, he moved his business from Ohio from Salt Lake City. “In Salt Lake City, you could get away with a hose reel and a push spreader with... read more

Exmark: 96-inch Lazer Z X-Series Zero-Turn Mower

January 17, 2020By

Exmark’s new 96-inch Lazer Z X-Series mower uses a rear-discharge UltraCut Flex Wing cutting deck with a full-floating 48-inch center deck and two articulating 24-inch wing decks. The air-cooled Kohler EFI engine features Exmark’s patented RED Technology. The formed, welded and reinforced high-strength steel chassis uses a cast engine cradle that places hydro components low in the frame for maximum... read more

Companies in the News: Updates from Kohler Engines, Exmark and more

January 14, 2020By

Kohler Engines and Medart, a distributor of engines and outdoor power equipment based in Arnold, Mo., worked together to replace nearly $25,000 worth of landscaping equipment that was stolen from Landeros Reid, owner of L&L Lawn Service in Blue Springs, Mo. “Word travels fast,” said TJ Landrum, vice president-marketing for Kohler Engines. “One of our associates saw the story and... read more

Experts’ Tips: Common mower operator mistakes

January 14, 2020By
Man riding zero-turn mower (Photo: John Deere)

In their constant pursuit of job site efficiency, maintenance crews shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that safety and quality are equally important. To that end, even the most seasoned zero-turn mower operators need a refresher training from time to time — especially after a long off-season. “Operators should keep an eye on their tires,” says Roger Beale, a branch... read more

Increase efficient mowing with airless radial tires

December 23, 2019By
MORE MOW TIME Airless radial tires help eliminate downtime on mowers and reduce many maintenance costs. (Photo: Exmark)

Airless radial tires aim to keep mowers in the field and out of the shop so landscape contractors can have more productive and efficient mowing. read more

Recovering a property after Hurricane Harvey

December 18, 2019By
After Hurricane Harvey, the office building closed due to flooding and other issues, which affected the retention of tenants. The client's intent was to renovate the landscaping as quickly as possible. Photo: Bryan Malloch

Location Sugar Land, Texas Company Lawn Management Co. In 2017, when Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, the Sugar Creek on the Lake office complex received severe rain. “We had a year’s worth of rain in three days,” says Adam Purnell, branch manager at Lawn Management Co. (LMC). The property was underwater for six days, he says. Due to flooding, the building... read more